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4 months4 monthsligonglligongl posted:
Who dropped this?

Last few days I was watching our cabbage leaves are disappearing from the garden bed. Today, a purple colour cabbage plant has been completely trimmed to a stem. Apparently the…

Who dropped this?
6 months6 monthsligonglligongl posted:
Island bench size

We have 3m x 1.1m and we are loving it! Upto 3m easily achievable without joint as most of the slabs comes at that length, Quantum Quartz has XL range…

7 months7 monthsligonglligongl posted:
Gap between Window Frames and Brick

small gaps you can fill with polyurethane caulking, like I did just to avoid the creepy crawlies getting into the frame cavity and inside later via plaster joints. (remember though,…

7 months7 monthsligonglligongl posted:
Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat

beautiful colour contrast!

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7 months7 monthsligonglligongl posted:
Handover advice

Just buy Ashworth's PCI guide and DYI. Just $4 it is less than a coffee!

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7 months7 monthsligonglligongl posted:
Gaps between cornice and ceiling after 3 months of build com

Its a general excuse from builders, but I thought it was only a problem for squire sets, the whole idea of cornice was to hide the gaps! hmm.. let's see…

7 months7 monthsligonglligongl posted:
CCTV on a new built house

Just buy ring stickups and doorbell.
I was in the same situation six months back, turned down builders offer for around $3k and instead installed myself 2 stickups and 1…

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9 months9 monthsligonglligongl posted:
Gas or induction hot plate?

we have both induction and gas, induction wins hands down, there is a bit of getting used to but once you are comfortable you won't be going back!

10 months10 monthsligonglligongl posted:
Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat

QuantumSix+ large format tiles are great,I was very keen to use it, but endup with expensive stone splash-back option, as the builder was not very keen as
1. the tiler was…

11 months11 monthsligonglligongl posted:
Canberra custom KDR

HugoBarney, sorry to jump in , perhaps this would help ?

also , how about - bit brave but sounds great.

1 year1 yearligonglligongl posted:
Our KDR Project - Canberra

Thanks Trimega. BH also using Pioneer kitchen I guess.

1 year1 yearligonglligongl posted:
Our KDR Project - Canberra

Thanks algernon, I wouldn't say smooth sail, quite a few variations, and a few last-minute rushed decisions, but overall happy with the final finished product. Knockdown to keys about 8…

1 year1 yearligonglligongl posted:
Our KDR Project - Canberra

Thanks all
gogo65, yes all part of the build.
hillsbuilds, that's a clever thought :)

1 year1 yearligonglligongl posted:
Our KDR Project - Canberra

finally got the keys !!! .

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1 year1 yearligonglligongl posted:
Custom 2-storey knockdown rebuild - Canberra

keep an eye on the site work/site cut, it is an item normally builder underquote, esp. if you are relying on an allowance for the site work. Looking great! its…

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1 year1 yearligonglligongl posted:
The Bl*me Game

this is really scary. RC now!!!

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1 year1 yearligonglligongl posted:
Ducted Vacuum

I would happily second the Dyson stick vac option instead of duct vac. We had duct vac included in the building allowance (around 2k) and we instead bought v11 just…

2 years2 yearsligonglligongl posted:
Waffle Pod Slab with Piers

probably not mandatory here in Canberra, which is odd as I always thought Canberra had stricter regulation - one of the reasons builders site for their insane price here! either…

2 years2 yearsligonglligongl posted:
Engineered flooring options

Good choice - matte finish is trendy and has less reflection and has lesser smudge effect that higher sheen finishes suffer from. we will have spotted gum matte finish…

2 years2 yearsligonglligongl posted:
Layout planning

HaminZa unbelievable you are spending this much thought on someone else's plan - very gracious of you!
I think you have made brilliant…

2 years2 yearsligonglligongl posted:
Outdoor kitchen BBQ

setting outdoor kitchen in the exposed end of alfresco seems to be in trend, you will get the full outdoor feel, esp if you have a larger block with a…

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2 years2 yearsligonglligongl posted:
Colorbond roof

for what it worth; here in Canberra builders are charging (at least in my case) almost same price for colorbond and concrete tiles. I initially choose colorbond due to its…

2 years2 yearsligonglligongl posted:
Anyone had to take neighbors to court fence?

one of my colleague just gone through a bitter fence dispute. He won at last but still cost him north of 10k and he still have to fight to recover…

2 years2 yearsligonglligongl posted:
Knock down rebuild builders

Good to know. I am currently building with a small custom builder here in Canberra around $2000/m2 but with very high-quality inclusions. I always thought Canberra prices are a rip-off…

2 years2 yearsligonglligongl posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

looks fantastic! how does this compare to colored brushed concrete pricewise ?

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2 years2 yearsligonglligongl posted:
2 Pac Colour

Thanks CuttingEdgeKitchens.

2 years2 yearsligonglligongl posted:
Hamptons inspired architect design with attached granny flat

.we used Hebel power floor. How much did Nasahi cost? - $40/m2 for materials and $20/m2 for install here in Canberra.

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